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Vancouver Fertility Acupuncture Clinic Announces New Fellows of the American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine

Acubalance Wellness Clinic, the first acupuncture clinic in Western Canada to exclusively focus on reproductive health, now has the highest concentration of American Board of Oriental Reproductive Medicine-accredited reproductive acupuncturists of any clinic in the world. ...

Denver-Based Acupuncturist, Dr. Martha Lucas, Releases New Book: 'Vanity Calamity: Your Guide to Cosmetic Acupuncture for Anti-aging'

DENVER, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Martha Lucas, Ph.D., L.Ac., Denver-based acupuncturist and practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), has authored Vanity Calamity: Your Guide to Cosmetic Acupuncture for Anti-aging. The announcement is made by Dr. Lucas who says, " Vanity Calamity tell...

Acupuncture May Relieve Heartburn In Pregnancy

But it's no better than standard treatment, one expert says,, TUESDAY, June 9 (HealthDay News) -- Acupuncture relieves the indigestion and heartburn that bother many women as their pregnancy progresses, a new Brazilian study shows. Indigestion is common during pregnancy, with up to ...

Dr. David Sniezek to Provide Medical Acupuncture at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC

Doctors and Medical Staff at the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC Learn How They Can Help Their Patients by Using Medical Acupuncture with the Help of Dr. David Sniezek. Washington DC (PRWEB) June 6, 2009 -- Thursday afternoon, June 4th, Dr. David P....

Fertility Focused Acupuncture NW & Associates to Open Clinic in Tacoma

Seattle-based complementary and alternative medicine clinic specialized in fertility enhancement is set to open new clinic in downtown Tacoma. Tacoma, WA (PRWEB) February 9, 2009 -- Acupuncture NW & Associates, the Puget Sound's premier fertility enhancement clinic...

Pain-Relieving Powers of Acupuncture Unclear

Analysis of recent data shows little difference from placebo WEDNESDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) -- When used to treat pain, acupuncture offers only limited relief that may not be clinically relevant. So say Danish researchers who examined data from 13 acupuncture pain studies that ...

MedX Health Announces Initiation of Laser Acupuncture Study for Controlling Addiction

North American Trial will Determine Effectiveness of Laser Acupuncture for Reducing Addiction to Nicotine, Alcohol and Drugs MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MedX Health Corp., (TSXV.MDX) a global leader in developing drug free, non-invasive low level laser and ligh...

Medical acupuncture gaining acceptance by the US Air Force

New Rochelle, NY, December 18, 2008Medical acupuncture, which is acupuncture performed by a licensed physician trained at a conventional medical school, is being used increasingly for pain control. Richard Niemtzow, MD, PhD, MPH, Editor-in-Chief of Medical Acupuncture , a peer-reviewed journal ( ...

UPDATE: HAP Expands Medicare Advantage Options to Include Acupuncture and Chiropractic Services

Growing list of wellness services available to seniors DETROIT, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Alliance Plan (HAP) is adding acupuncture and chiropractic services to its Flexible Health Options Benefit for individual Medicare Advantage members beginning January 1, 2009. HAP's g...

HAP Expands Medicare Advantage Options to Include Acupuncture and Chiropractic Services

Growing list of wellness services available to seniors DETROIT, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health Alliance Plan (HAP) is adding acupuncture and chiropractic services to its Flexible Health Options Benefit for Medicare Advantage members beginning January 1, 2009. HAP's growing list...

Mayo Clinic study shows acupuncture and myofascial trigger therapy treat same pain areas

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Ancient acupuncture and modern myofascial pain therapy each focus on hundreds of similar points on the body to treat pain, although they do it differently, says a physician at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville who analyzed the two techniques. Results of the study, published May 10...

Community Acupuncture Events Commemorate World Health Day 2008 Acupuncture Fundraiser at AOMA on Monday April 7th, 9am-4pm

Healing Post Combat Trauma, Helping Communities: The Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin joins effort to support national acupuncture programs for veterans' and their families, and for disaster relief. AUSTIN, Texas, March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austi...

Warning! Doctors, Insurers Hold Patients Hostage! Says Top Acupuncture Physician

While drug companies act like an occupying force, doctors and insurers run a dysfunctional cartel, often intentionally denying effective treatment to patients! SOUTH FALLSBURG, N.Y., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Most states require years of training and National Board ...

Acupuncture School Gives Free Acupuncture Treatments

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Academy of Oriental Medicine at Austin (AOMA, http://www.aoma.edu ), an acupuncture college offering a comprehensive program of study leading to a Master of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree, announced today that it would be giving free acupunc...

Even Sham Acupuncture Eases Low Back Pain

Study finds real improvements compared to standard therapy MONDAY, Sept. 24 (HealthDay News) -- Six months of traditional Chinese or even sham acupuncture treatment appeared more effective than conventional treatment for low back pain, says a German study of almost 1,200 patients. Tradition...

Hypnosis and Acupuncture Show Promise for Labor Pain

A review of non-drug pain relief therapies suggests that hypnosis and acupuncture may ease labor pain. "There is too little research to assess how effective many complementary therapies will be with pain management //in labor," said lead study author Caroline Smith. Further research is needed,...

Patients with osteoarthritis benefit by Acupuncture

A study published in Lancet investigated the efficacy of acupuncture compared with minimal acupuncture //and with no acupuncture in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee. Acupuncture is a commonly used procedure to treat many types of patients with chronic pain. By random allocation, patie...

Effectiveness of acupuncture for migraines

Acupuncture seems to be no more effective than sham acupuncture in patients// suffering from migraines, although both seems to be better than waiting list control intervention. The researchers of Center for Complementary Medicine Research, Munich, Germany, had divided migraine patients into th...

Is acupuncture safe?

Two new reports from the US suggest that acupuncture is at least as safe as conventional medicine. There is a dearth of hard evidence on the safety of complementary and alternative medicine(CAM). According to two reports, they provide one of the first serious safety assessments on acupuncture...

Is acupuncture safe?

Two new reports from the US suggest that acupuncture is at least as safe as conventional medicine. There is a dearth of hard evidence on the safety of complementary and alternative medicine(CAM). According to two reports, they provide one of the first serious safety assessments on acupunctur...

Pain in the Back? Try Acupuncture

Acupuncture has had its share of brickbats and bouquets, and many have looked at it with suspicion, whether it can deliver as well as it claims//, but now a new study has shown that acupuncture is pretty effective in treating patients suffering chronic back pain. A study was conducted amongs...

Law To Govern Acupuncture

The Ontario Government of Canada has put new law that makes Alternative medicine practitioners including acupuncture doctors to meet strict legislation to confirm that they have fulfilled all the training requirements and professional expertise with high standards//. This new legislation is brought...

Fibromyalgia Patients May Be Soothed By Acupuncture

A study done by the researchers of the Mayo Clinic had said that it is possible to treat people suffering from fibromyalgia with techniques of acupuncture. Their results will be presented in the 11th World Congress of the International Association for the // Study of Pain in Sydney, Australia. ...

Arthritis Patients Can Find Relief With Acupuncture

The ancient Chinese therapy of acupuncture can help those suffering from arthritis of the knee, according to new research. // A current multi-location trial included 570 patients ages 50 or older with osteoarthritis of the knee. Participants were placed in three groups. One hundred and ninety p...

Fight arthritic pain with acupuncture

Arthritic pain is one of the worst types of chronic pain. Many people are immobilized and crippled because of this painful condition. But now there’s good news for the long-suffering arthritic patients. Acupuncture, which is one of the most popular forms of alternative medicine, is supposed to h...

Natural Healers Launches "Wellness Community Bulletin"

...nd natural health medicine and holistic health school directory and career center. Natural Healers provides information about massage therapy schools, acupuncture schools, chiropractic colleges, personal training certification and other natural health degree schools. Since 1998, Natural Healers has been helping ...

Americans Spent $33.9 Billion Out-of-Pocket on Complementary and Alternative Medicine

...urvey(1). CAM is a group of diverse medical and health care systems, practices, and products such as herbal supplements, meditation, chiropractic, and acupuncture that are not generally considered to be part of conventional medicine . CAM accounts for approximately 1.5 percent of total health care expenditure...

Alternative Therapies for Fighting Eczema Hold Promise, But Dermatologists Caution They Are No Substitute for Proven Medical Treatments

...benefit. Currently, Dr. Lio is trying to initiate a study on the effects of acupuncture on eczema patients at his institution to examine why acupuncture reportedly benefits some patients but not others. "I think it is imp...

Natural Healers Discusses How Personal Trainer Certification May Be Changing in Some States

...nd natural health medicine and holistic health school directory and career center. Natural Healers provides information about massage therapy schools, acupuncture schools, chiropractic colleges, personal training certification and other natural health degree schools. Since 1998, Natural Healers has been helping ...

Natural Healers Discusses How Alternative Medicine Careers Provide a Little 'Wellness' in a Tough Economy

...nd natural health medicine and holistic health school directory and career center. Natural Healers provides information about massage therapy schools, acupuncture schools, chiropractic colleges, personal training certification and other natural health degree schools. Since 1998, Natural Healers has been helping ...

Emerson Ecologics Names Michelle Hebert New England Regional Sales Representative

...ty, distributing over 16,000 products from hundreds of industry leading manufacturers. They serve Naturopathic Doctors, Chiropractic Doctors, Licensed acupuncture and Oriental Medicine practitioners, Nutritionists, Medical Doctors, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and more. As a result of their broad product offerin...

Many Kids Outgrow Chronic Headaches

... used long term. If medications -- prescription or over-the-counter -- don't help, some alternative medicine therapies may be useful, such as massage, acupuncture or biofeedback. In some cases, people with chronic headaches can benefit from counseling if the headaches stem from stress or anxiety, Goldstein sa...

Emerson Ecologics Expands Their Team of Naturopathic Doctors

...y, distributing over 16,000 products from hundreds of industry leading manufacturers. They serve Naturopathic Doctors, Chiropractic Doctors, Licensed acupuncture and Oriental Medicine practitioners, Nutritionists, Medical Doctors, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and more. As a result of their broad product offerin...

Acupuncture, Exercise May Ease Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

...e THURSDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- acupuncture and exercise may bring some relief to the one in 1...archers found noticeably decreased activity in the acupuncture and exercise groups compared with the control group. In the acupuncture group, the team also found significantly lower tes...

The Westin Kierland Resort And Mayo Clinic Present "Well Beyond" Weekend

...hasis review panel. Dr. Bauer is currently collaborating on more than 20 studies being conducted at Mayo Clinic to evaluate CAM therapies ranging from acupuncture to valerian. About The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa is a four-diamond resort located in the heart of S...

FertilityTies.com Convention Open to the Public, June 6, 1-5 PM at The Hilton New York Hotel, MDs to Lead Discussion on Timely Fertility Topics

...er Babies'" "Effectiveness of Egg Freezing" "PGD (Pre-Genetic Diagnostic/embryo screening) & Its Effectiveness" "Benefits of acupuncture & Herbal Medicines when trying to Conceive?" A complimentary lunch will be served at the event. To find out more about this upcoming convent...

Acupuncture, Real or Fake, Eases Back Pain

... treatment for chronic back pain. People receiving acupuncture are more likely to get better." But the unusual finding that non-penetrating acupuncture did as well as acupuncture that used standard needles will raise questions ab...

'Qu-Chi' Acupressure Band Gives Hayfever Misery the Elbow

...ts and remedies, the 'Qu-Chi' band works by applying pressure to a specific acupuncture point on the arm, known as the 'Qu-Chi' point, also known as Large Intestin...nd was developed in 2000 by Andrew Broch, who was working at the time as an acupuncture & acupressure specialist. Andrew then took the basic concept to Airtigh...

King's-led consortium wins €1 million EU funding for Chinese medicine research

... that explore the role of functional genomics methodology in researching the safety, efficacy and mechanisms of action of Chinese herbal medicines and acupuncture are at the core of this project. New guidelines about good practice and agreed protocols in related research areas will harmonise future TCM research ...

Medical Tai Chi (Qigong) - Chinese 'Miracle Exercise' Popular as U.S. Health Costs Rise

...04/DC09299 ) Medical Qigong looks similar to martial Tai Chi, but its slow movements are medically designed to boost the immune system and open acupuncture "chi" channels -- without using needles. Qigong is self-applied Chinese medicine, used to heal chronic illness for over 2500 years. "Medical Qig...
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